Idiom of the Day : (17 oct 2017)


✔ The back of beyond | the back of the beyond

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■ Meaning:

You can say a place is in the back of beyond, or the back of the beyond, if it’s very far from towns or cities.

  • For example:

    • Why do you want to live way out in the desert? It’s in the back of beyond.
    • Ivan went to visit his cousins in a tiny village in the back of the beyond. It took him a long time to get there.

    Note: “The back of beyond” is used more in British and Australian English, while “the back of the beyond” is used more in American English.